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land and people of Japan.

Josephine Budd Vaughan

land and people of Japan.

by Josephine Budd Vaughan

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Japan.

    • About the Edition

      An introduction to the people, history, geography, and culture of the island kingdom--Japan.

      Edition Notes

      SeriesPortraits of the nations series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS811 .V3 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p.
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5295210M
      ISBN 100397313012, 039731194X
      LC Control Number72038543

      The book is a gonzo-style retelling of his own time working as a reporter for the Yomiuri Shinbun, one of the nation’s most prominent national newspapers; it’s a salacious and at times devastating look at Japan’s criminal , sex workers, secrets, murder, and unique cultural quirks, Tokyo Vice teeters on the edge of being a gritty, guilty pleasure and a fascinating study of. What is the best book that I can read about Japanese culture and history? Well, Japanese history is roughly 2, years long. That covers a lot of ground - during that time Japan went from a multicultural tribal society (yayoi/jomon) to being gove.

      Japan (/ dʒ ə ˈ p æ n /; Japanese: 日本, Nippon [ɲippoꜜɴ] or Nihon ()) is an island country in East d in the northwest Pacific Ocean, it borders the Sea of Japan to the west, and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Japan is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and comprises an archipelago of 6, islands covering Calling code: + Japan: the Land and People takes you on a whistlestop tour around this most incredible country. Explore its islands, mountains and volcanoes, and meet some incredible wildlife along the way. Marvel at the sleek, shiny skyscrapers, the high-tech transport systems and the world-famous food, and delve into the country's rich : Susie Brooks.

      This updated edition includes new information on the distinctive blend of traditional and modern ways of life in Japan, the challenges faced by Japanese society today, and leisure activities such as manga and , Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback): Japan the People (Paperback)4/5(1). Wa (倭, "Japan, Japanese", from Chinese 倭 Wō or Wa) is the oldest recorded name of Chinese as well as Korean and Japanese scribes regularly wrote it in reference to Yamato (ancient Japanese nation) with the Chinese character 倭 "submissive, distant, dwarf", until the 8th century, when the Japanese replaced it with 和 "harmony, peace, balance".


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